Definition of bushing in English:


Syllabification: bush·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝oSHiNG


  • 1A metal lining for a round hole, especially one in which an axle revolves.
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    • In one assembly, a metal disc is mounted to rotate from a motor drive shaft in a cylinder block and in contact with calibrated sample support bushings biased to contact upper and lower surfaces of the disc.
    • However, engine failures due to powderized connecting rod bushings on about 2.5% of the Vipers in Switzerland suggest different conclusions.
    • In use, the bushing is seated within the through hole of the fixation device at a selected angle and the fastening screw is inserted through the bore of the bushing such that its head fits in the bushing and its shaft is threaded into bone.
  • 1.1A bearing for a revolving shaft.
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    • He also notes that in the lower racing series like showroom stock, a lot of durability issues are resolved on systems like brakes, bearings and bushings.
    • Bearing play concerns have been alleviated with the much-increased bushing sizes.
    • Other aluminum bearing applications are in heavy tooling, such as boring mills, presses, lathes, milling machines, and grinding mills, and as hydraulic pump bushings.
  • 2A sleeve that and protects an electric cable where it passes through a panel.
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    • For the government model they even make the grip screws and the bushings to hold them.
    • So the stress from the trailer goes just to the rear axle and the bolts and rubber bushings that connect the axle to sheet metal floor instead of a frame.
    • Between the hangar and the baseplate are two bushings (sometimes called grommets).

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